Looking Backwards To Go Forwards – Part 1.

As life continues and a writing block settles in and out, I find myself yet again swamped by submissions. The next few posts will be a very brief overview of releases that may tempt you to investigate further. "A debut album from ‘Blessed Are the Hearts that Bend’ created from field recordings captured across the … Continue reading Looking Backwards To Go Forwards – Part 1.

The Catch Up Pt.3

The world is a blur especially the musical one. Releases come at a rapid rate that not all can be processed in time for their release dates. As I try to balance the older and newer releases, here are some of various styles that were released in  March which I cast a brief look over. … Continue reading The Catch Up Pt.3

Test Card – Music For The Towers / worriedaboutsatan – Crystalline.

For this review I check out the recent releases on the ever reliable Greek label Sound In Silence which come from  Test Card and worriedaboutsatan. "Test Card is the solo project of Lee Nicholson, based in Vancouver, Canada. Music For The Towers is Test Card’s third full-length album, following his debut album on Symbolic Interaction in … Continue reading Test Card – Music For The Towers / worriedaboutsatan – Crystalline.

Norvik/ Memory Drawings/ Robert Farrugia.

With the year and decade over, I am attempting to play catch up before the new year really hits. This post features  four distinctly different styles from the four corners of the world - Norvik (Hong Kong), Memory Drawings (UK/US) and Robert Farrugia (Malta). All have their own special kind of beauty. "Occasionally, we need … Continue reading Norvik/ Memory Drawings/ Robert Farrugia.

Sound In Silence Round Up – The Gentlemen Losers / Umber / AMP / Tim Linghaus / Western Edges / MISS+RESS / HIN / øjeRum / Wil Bolton / Sweeney.

With this succinct round up I cover the always interesting Greek label Sound in Silence and their releases from the end of last year until now. Label boss George Mastrokostas has a fine ear for sounds and has built a roster that encompasses old favourites, new names and new permutations. One thing that is apparent … Continue reading Sound In Silence Round Up – The Gentlemen Losers / Umber / AMP / Tim Linghaus / Western Edges / MISS+RESS / HIN / øjeRum / Wil Bolton / Sweeney.

Sound in Silence: David Newlyn/ Gray Acres/ Ben Rath / The Green Kingdom.

The Greece based label Sound in Silence has had a consistently good year. These four releases represent just under half their 10 releases of 2018, with the most recent ones (Eternell, Sinerider, Styrofoam, Umber and The Gentlemen Losers) to follow in a later review. With a schedule that includes the likes of Wil Bolton, r. … Continue reading Sound in Silence: David Newlyn/ Gray Acres/ Ben Rath / The Green Kingdom.